Tag Archives: ABC

Bears, Cubs rule Monday evening

Bears game up in the ratings from last MNF appearance  The Bears MVP: Luke Skywalker? Monday was a great day for Chicago sports fans as the Cubs and [..]

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Sunday Night ratings: “Ghosted” scores in debut

The Toy Box tanks (Editor’s note: these are preliminary adult 18-49 numbers only.)   Sunday night may be football night, but it’s definately not Toy night. Ratings in for [..]

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“Will & Grace” shines in return; NFL, Bears fall flat

Strong start for veteran sitcom – and oh yeah…Chicago’s NFL Lakefront Team was also in action The return of Will & Grace to NBC Thursday night went better [..]

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Wednesday ratings roundup: Cubs clincher also a win in ratings

Empire tops in national ratings (Editor’s Note: Excluding the Cubs number, these are final adults 18-49 ratings.)  While yours truly should talk about Wednesday night’s prime-time ratings race, [..]

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“This is Us” creams the competition

Hot drama shows its dominance, helps NBC wins Tuesday night Note: All ratings are adults 18-49, unless otherwise noted. These are final numbers.  If you think This Is [..]

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“Young Sheldon” bows to strong ratings

Sheldon roars right out of the gate and so does Good Doctor (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) Despite hot temperatures throughout much of the country (including Chicago), viewers tuned [..]

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“Inhumans”: Inhumane?

Marvel Television’s Comic-Con and TCA presentations for anticipated series fall way short of expectations In the words of Kramer from Seinfeld… “You blew it, boy!” That’s the message [..]

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Shonda Rhimes heads to Netflix

The former south suburban University Park resident scores deal with SVOD service Talk about extracting quick revenge. Last week, Disney announced come 2019, it was pulling its movies [..]

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Disney splits with Netflix; creates new OTT service

                  Disney to pull films from SVOD service in 2019; launches new service; also new ESPN OTT In a stunning [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: The “R” word

Chicago sports teams now have something in common with media companies – rebuilding when the good times end  Chicagoans better get used to a word they’ve been hearing [..]

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NBA Finals score highest ratings in nineteen years

Third straight Warriors-Cavs matchup sends viewers through the entrances Despite a few games in boring blowout territory, the 2017 NBA Finals matchup between the Golden State Warriors and [..]

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The Upfronts post-game show

Ratings don’t seem to matter much as ad buyers remained committed to primetime TV This season, the television business has had its share of negative headlines: notably declining [..]

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ABC releases 2017-18 schedule

Fourteen new series on tap; many scheduling moves ABC announced its 2017-18 schedule in front of ad buyers during its annual upfront presentation on Tuesday – fourteen new [..]

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More renewals/cancellations: “2 Broke Girls” get ax; “Timeless” renewed after all

Believe it or not, many series STILL on the bubble With the upfronts less than 48 hours away, the networks are finalizing their decisions on “bubble” shows. In a bit [..]

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